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Paul Vincent

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Currently writing the Astronomicon series of Science Fiction Novels, covering human exploration and developments over the next few decades. "The Beginning", "Distant Relatives", "Those Left Behind", "Icarus" and Deadline have already been published. Sceptic is currently previewing on Wattpad and I have two more projects on the way before the end of 2017.

Finally beginning to properly realise a lifelong love of writing. I have wanted to be an author for as long as I can remember, certainly ever since I became a rather avid reader as a child.

I was born in Stratford-upon-Avon (UK) in the early 70s. That’s the same town in which the great William Shakespeare was born, so maybe that bodes well? Due to my parents’ careers I grew up in a variety of
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Astronomicon: The Beginning cover 3DI don’t have any figures comparing the rate of reader reviews between genres, but I can report from personal experience that getting readers to write a brief review of science fiction novels isn’t easy. My readers are more than happy to send me an e-mail, write a PM on Wattpad or Twitter etc., but persuading them to write a review (even a few words would do) on Amazon is another matter.

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Astronomicon: Strike (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: A short story, set in the near future detailing the aftermath of a military strike on a dictator of a middle eastern power. I thought it would be interesting to tell the story from the viewpoint of one of the victims of the attack. I suspect this is better described as flash fiction?

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